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Kansas City Chiefs can clinch playoff spot in one of three ways

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We have information here on the latest NFL playoff scenarios. The Patriots, Steelers and Jaguars are already in and today the Kansas City Chiefs can clinch a playoff spot. It’s simple — beat the Dolphins on Christmas Eve and they’re in. The Chiefs can also get in even if they lose if the Chargers give them some help.

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HO HO HO!

Posted by Arrowhead Pride: For Kansas City Chiefs Fans on Friday, December 22, 2017

Did you know the Kansas City Chiefs have never won the AFC West title in back to back years? NEVER! I can’t believe that but it’s true and we’re on the verge of snapping that streak as the Chiefs can clinch the AFC West title and a spot in the playoffs by beating the Dolphins today. They can also clinch a playoff spot if they lose. Things are looking good for the Chiefs and the postseason.

How the Chiefs can clinch a playoff spot

1. Chiefs beat the Dolphins OR

2. Chargers lose to Jets OR

3. Chiefs tie and Chargers tie

So, the Chiefs could lose and still clinch. The Chargers and Jets game is at the same time as the Chiefs and Dolphins game on Sunday, which is 12 p.m. (Arrowhead Time).

The Chiefs are huge 10-point favorites over the Dolphins this weekend. That is a big line but the Chiefs also lost the last two times they were 10-point favorites — at the Giants and vs. the Bills earlier this season.

The Chargers are 7-point road favorites over the Jets, who are not as bad as you think! But they don’t have Josh McCown this week, whom the Chiefs made look like Tom Brady a few weeks ago. I’m not sure the Jets keep it that close without McCown.

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